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  1. UTC's Webb Named Player Of The WeekRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... He was named the Week 5 National Defensive Player of the Week by College Sports Madness. Webb, a native of Northport, Ala., had two interceptions in the Mocs' 38-24 win over Samford at Finley Stadium on Saturday. Webb's first pick came in the first ...

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  2. Teen accidentally shot by step-brotherRead the original story

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    With a gunshot though his right arm and shrapnel in his chest, a 16-year-old went to DCH-Northport with serious injuries after an accidental shooting in the 500 block of 34th Avenue in Tuscaloosa. His step-brother, 20-year-old Zhalil Ware, is charged with 2nd degree Domestic Violence Assault after admitting to police that he was playing with a gun.

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  3. Northport man accused of assaulting girlfriend, pistol-whipping friend who wouldn't let him drive drunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Alabama Live

    A 21-year-old Northport man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend at a party earlier this month when she tried to keep him from driving drunkenly then pistol-whipped a friend who defended her. According to a deposition filed Wednesday, the suspect, Michael Logan Sparks, was drinking with a group of friends in the predawn hours of Saturday, Sept.

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  4. The Hunt for Alabama's Best BBQ Ribs, Day 2: A trek deep into the heart of Crimson Tide...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Alabama Live

    Day 2 of our five-day trek to find Alabama's Best BBQ Ribs found us deep in the heart of Crimson Tide country, where the craving for the pig is almost as serious as the passion for the pigskin. Tuesday's journey took us to two of Alabama's most legendary pork houses - Dreamland Bar-B-Que in Tuscaloosa and Archibald's Bar B.Q. in Northport - as well as an undiscovered little gem called Sam's Smokehouse about an hour away in Fayette.

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  5. Tuscaloosa Co. BOE says a new Northport middle school is still possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Tuscaloosa County School Board recently met with Northport city officials and said plans for a new middle school in the city are still on the table. "We have some middle school needs in Northport in that area and so we're going to continue to move forward and address those," Mark Nelson, President of the Tuscaloosa County Board of Education, said.

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  6. Alabama's Best BBQ Ribs: Find out which 3 Tuscaloosa-area favorites made the cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Alabama Live

    Archibald's in Northport, Sam's Smokehouse in Fayette and Dreamland in Tuscaloosa are all a part of the Alabama's Best BBQ Ribs hunt's tour through the Tuscaloosa and West Alabama area in September 2014. TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The polls have closed, and AL.com readers have determined which two barbecue joints in the Tuscaloosa area will move on in the quest to find Alabama's Best BBQ Ribs.

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  7. NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Deadly Chopper CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The National Transportation Safety Board says a helicopter struck a utility wire before a crash that killed a Georgia pilot and an Alabama man last month. The board's preliminary report says the chopper went down after hitting a wire strung between transmission towers in Tuscaloosa County near Northport.

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  8. Hewitt drops Region 3 opener at Tuscaloosa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | The Trussville Tribune

    Everything Hewitt-Trussville was last week when it stormed back to defeat Gardendale in its season opener seemed to be absent Friday night at Wildcat Stadium in Northport. Class 7A, Region 3 play seemed to be off to a great start, but a massive penalty problem plagued the Huskies to the point of dropping a game in which they led by 15 points.

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  9. NTSB: Helicopter struck utility wire before crashing, killing Alabama Power worker and pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    The National Transportation Safety Board says a helicopter struck a utility wire before a crash that killed a Georgia pilot and an Alabama man last month. The board's preliminary report says the chopper went down after hitting a wire strung between transmission towers in Tuscaloosa County near Northport.

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  10. NTSB: Chopper hit wires before crashing in AlaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The National Transportation Safety Board says a helicopter struck a utility wire before a crash that killed a Georgia pilot and an Alabama man last month. The board's preliminary report says the chopper went down after hitting a wire strung between transmission towers in Tuscaloosa County near Northport.

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  11. Northport mayor blindsided by decision not to build new middle schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Northport's mayor said on Wednesday he was blindsided by the Tuscaloosa County Commission's decision to let the county board of education drop plans, at least for now, to help build a new Northport Middle School. Mayor Bobby Herndon thinks Tuscaloosa County Commissioner Reginald Murray and others are behind an effort to stop plans for a new middle school in his city.

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  12. Northport Mayor says he was blind sighted by decision not to build a new middle school in his cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Wednesday, Northport's mayor says he was blind sighted by the Tuscaloosa County Commission's decision to let the County Board of Education drop plans, at least for now, to help build a new Northport Middle School. Mayor Bobby Herndon thinks Tuscaloosa County Commissioner Reginald Murray and others are behind an effort to stop plans for a new middle school in his city.

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  13. West Alabama churches hold prayer rally for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... d in our children because the bible says it needs to start at home," Redding added. The Mayors from Tuscaloosa and Northport and other city officials were also in attendace at Wednesday's prayer rally as well as the family of Marcellus Brown.

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  14. Friends of man killed by train gather to put up memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... to be forgotten," Neville's friend Gabrielle Vanmatre added. Neville was the brother of Heaven LaShae Ross, the Northport girl who went missing in 2003. Her body was found three years later in an abandoned home in. Holt that murder case remains ...

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  15. Task force looks ways to improve animal shelterRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... still has a long ways to go. A task force, formed recently by Tuscaloosa County and the cities of Tuscaloosa and Northport, met on Monday to discuss ways of improving the shelter's operation. The Tuscaloosa News reports ( http://bit.ly/1pcHnrg ) ...

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  16. Three more charged in Devils Diciples homicide caseRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... in the case to eight. Harlis Holcomb, 61, of Carrollton, Larry Musser, 55, of Theodore, and Jennifer Wyatt, 41, of Northport, each are charged with one count of hindering prosecution in the death of Samuel Dixson, 54, of Milton, Fla. Dixson's nude ...

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  17. Teacher exam fraud case ends; four agree to stop teachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... scam that affected students in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee, prosecutors said yesterday. Janett Dixon, of Northport, Alabama; Corey Holmes, of Metcalfe; Charles Ray Lee, of Magee; and Nia Kimble-Harris of Memphis are four of 40 former ...

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  18. Agreements end federal teacher testing fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    The U.S. attorney's office in West Tennessee said Tuesday that Janett Dixon, of Northport, Alabama; Corey Holmes, of Metcalfe, Mississippi; Charles Ray Lee, of Magee, Mississippi; and Nia Kimble-Harris of Memphis are four of 40 teachers who have received diversion agreements for their participation in the test fraud scheme led by Clarence Mumford.

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  19. Bible school students take up charity challengeRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 | SFGate

    ... beta. In order to prevent this from happening, please do not clear your SFGate.com cookies for the next 30 days. NORTHPORT, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama charity that provides temporary lodging for parents of sick infants is getting some help from Bible ...

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  20. Restaurant Week kicks off in Tuscaloosa, 19 vendors participatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... Some highlights from Tuscaloosa's participants include Dreamland's dinner options (for both the Tuscaloosa and Northport locations). For $30, a slab of ribs, half pound of sausage, two eight ounce sides and a pint of banana pudding -- enough food to ...

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